McKinney Economic Development Corporation Hires New Senior Vice President – Michael Talley Joins the Team This Month

McKinney, Texas (January 6, 2022) — The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has announced the appointment of Michael Talley as the organization’s new senior  vice president. Talley begins his role on January 10, 2022. 

Talley will play a vital leadership role in MEDC’s business recruitment and expansion team  and help contribute to the overall BRE strategy.  

Prior to joining MEDC, Talley served as the Director of Economic Development for Denton  County for the past three years, working with over 40 communities identifying target areas in  industrial and corporate development opportunities to fit their goals and objectives. Talley  was also the Director of Economic Development in the City of Keene for four years and has  an extensive background in commercial and residential real estate. 

A fifth generation Texan, born in Dallas, Talley holds a bachelor’s degree from the University  of Texas at Arlington and is a graduate of The University of Oklahoma Economic  Development Institute.  

Talley is excited to continue his work in the economic development sector and to build on  relationships within the business community of McKinney, Dallas-Fort Worth and across the  country while attracting more great companies to the area. 

“We are looking forward to having Michael on our team here in McKinney,” said Peter Tokar  III, President and CEO of MEDC. “His experience and innovative ideas will be key to  maintaining our economic growth and resilience into the future.” 

Talley lives in McKinney with his wife, Amanda, and two kids, Saylor and Koa. They enjoy  travelling, sporting events and appreciate all that McKinney has to offer while raising their  family.  

About McKinney Economic Development Corporation 

The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) leads, directs and coordinates  the broad-based expansion of the city’s business tax base and promotes sustainable job  growth, thereby continuously enhancing the quality of life for the citizens of the McKinney  area. For more information, visit 

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